Promoting Energy Efficiency At Home By Using Evolutionary Algorithms
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Antonio Abreu is an adjunct professor in the Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal.

                       

Promoting Energy Efficiency At Home By Using Evolutionary Algorithms

Energy is an important element of today’s society whose demand has risen over the last years with population growth and economic development, among other issues, which can compromise the several commitments made in order to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GEE). The reduction of energy consumption is, therefore, necessary to reach sustainability, with buildings accounting for about 30-45 percent of the final energy consumed in most countries, representing an opportunity to increase energy efficiency (Santos et al, 2018). In the last...

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